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Civil Rights #522040

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 23, 1982
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(Studio) Ldrship. Conf. for Civil Rights reported criticizing Justice Department in with regard to civil rights; coalition report, "Without Justice", quoted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) director Ben HOOKS - considers Justice Department guilty of orchestrating attack on civil rights enforcement.] Coalition's allegations detailed on screen. [HOOKS - questions President Reagan's commitment to civil rights.] His specific criticism of Attorney General William French Smith, and Justice Department's reaction, noted.
REPORTER: Susan Peterson

Chancellor, John;
Peterson, Susan

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